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Understanding Nunavut's Child Day Care Regulations: A manual for early childhood programs

Understanding Nunavut's Child Day Care Regulations: A manual for early childhood programs(Full Document)

Table of Contents

General information

Section 1: Definitions

Section 2: Licenses

Section 3: Registry of Child Day Care Facilities

Section 4: License Denied, Suspended or Revoked and Appeals

Section 5: Legal Duties of Operators

Section 6: Administrative Duties of Operators

Section 7: Facility Requirements

Section 8: Daily Program Requirements

Section 9: Behaviour Policies and Expectations

Section 10: Meals, Snacks and Menus

Section 11: Parental Involvement

Section 12: Sanitary Standards

Section 13: Administering Medicine to a Child

Section 14: Immunization, Illness and Communicable Diseases

Section 15: Protecting Children from Hazards

Section 16: Emergency Equipment and Procedures

Section 17: Operator and Staff Requirements

Section 18: Criminal Record Checks

Section 19: Care and Supervision of Children

Section 20: Files for Staff and Operators


Important Documents

Nunavut Child Day Care Act

Nunavut Child Day Care Act Regulations


Other Resources

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

National Association for the Education of Young Children (an American organization)

Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Development

The Canadian Child Care Federation

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada

Childcare Resource and Research Unit

Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development